STAREAST 2020 - Agile Testing | TechWell

STAREAST Virtual+ 2020 - Agile Testing

Wednesday, May 6

Katy Sherman
Premier Inc.
W2

Agile in Legacy Apps - Mission Impossible?

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

How many times did you hear - legacy systems are not a good fit for Agile transformation? Have you ever said it yourself? I want to tell you a story of a digital transformation in Premier to prove you wrong. Agile is not only a great fit for the legacy applications, it an absolute business necessity, because how else can you provide incremental value for hundreds or thousands of users through a flexible adjustable roadmap? My story is not going to be about an immediate success. We've had our fair share of problems, challenges, and small failures. "Legacy" means "old". It means - outdated...

Matthew Weinstock
Align Technology
W13

Shifting Left: It's Not Just about Testing Earlier

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm

The agile landscape is always evolving. One of the newest trends is the "shift left" approach, where testing is performed as early and as often as possible in the project lifecycle. If done correctly, shifting left enables teams to highlight poor design, provide quicker feedback to development, review progress sooner, and provide quicker turnaround on customer feedback. Unfortunately, many teams lack the discipline, time, or strategy to actually get out of their current rhythm and shift left. As testers, we yearn for the ability to test early with confidence, so we have time at the end of...